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    Organic smallholdings, not ‘farm-free’ food factories

    Chris Smaje of Vallis Veg | 13-Nov-2022 | 3

    Another critical review of George Monbiot’s latest book, Regenesis, by Chris Smaje, author of Small Farm Future. This follows on from last week’s review by Simon Fairlie. Read more

    Can running be low-impact?

    Ultra-runner Damian Hall tells Low-Impact how his sport can be sustainable and low-impact. Read more

    ‘Monbiotic man’ – will future food be ‘farm-free’?

    Simon Fairlie starts a series of articles about whether technology will save us. He supports small farmers over George Monbiot’s ‘Regenesis’ solution. Read more

    Not so nasty nettle – an honourable compendium for an overlooked plant!

    Recipes for the humble nettle. Read how to pick, choose and cook with this overlooked plant. Read more

    A range of new monetary tools for a completely new economy: Tom Woodroof of Mutual Credit Services, Part 2

    This is Part 2 of an interview with Tom Woodroof, who made the move from the world of nuclear physics to the world of mutual credit and monetary change. I’m going to find out more about his work, and how it can contribute to (quite revolutionary) change. Read more

    The parklet movement – creating green space on our streets

    Can the rising use of parklets across our cities increase the use of green spaces? Read more

    My journey from nuclear physics to mutual credit: Tom Woodroof of Mutual Credit Services

    This is Part 1 of an interview with Tom Woodroof of Mutual Credit Services, who made the shift from the world of nuclear physics to the world of mutual credit. Read more

    Fighting our food waste habit

    How improving our food waste habit can save us money and reduce our carbon footprint. Read more

    Ways Forward co-operative conference is back: Manchester, Oct 20-21

    This year the Ways Forward conference – an in-person event – focuses on how we can work together to address the climate emergency. Read more

    How to ripen your Halloween pumpkins

    Getting your pumpkins ripe and ready for Halloween! Read more

    New owner sought for low-impact pub and glamping site in rural Suffolk

    Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 09-Oct-2022 | 4

    Aldegarden is a wonderful site in Suffolk, with accommodation, a community pub, and a ‘glamping’ site with yurts, timber structures, a cob roundhouse, gypsy caravan and a converted barn, communal areas, solar hot water and electricity and compost loos. They’ve been in our directory for years. But now they’re looking for new owners for the property and successful businesses. Read more

    What is quince and how to cook it

    Becky Blench of Wicked Leeks | 05-Oct-2022 | 1

    How to cook your homegrown quince! Read more

    Introducing the Credit Commons Society

    The Credit Commons Society has been formed to promote and educate about, and to govern the Credit Commons protocol as it evolves to serve the needs of more groups, in the same way that the Linux Foundation looks after the Linux operating system. Read more

    The transport challenge – beyond electric cars

    With the sale of new petrol and diesel cars set to be banned in the UK by 2030 the electric car market is ready to skyrocket, but does replacing like-with-like go far enough? Joel Rawson looks at the benefits and impacts of electric vehicles and asks how we can go beyond electric cars. Read more

    How much trouble are humans really in, and what can we do about it?

    Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 25-Sep-2022 | 28

    I’m inviting you to come on a journey with me. In an attempt to answer the question above, I’m going to research and write a series of blog articles (including interviews with key people), from which I’ll produce a book, and re-structure the Lowimpact website, including our message. Read more

    Steering away from a car-centric society

    Mai Nguyen from the Steady State Herald explores if we can move away from a car-centric society? Read more

    Matthew Slater’s review of recent money news

    The Credit Commons protocol was written by Matthew Slater. It’s the ‘language’ that allows groups all over the world to connect and interact. It’s a bit like the rules of chess – it doesn’t matter what kind of chess pieces or board people are using, as long as they abide by the universally-accepted rules of chess, they can play together. Read more

    Tulips, chill and climate change

    Sally Morgan of Empire Farm | 14-Sep-2022 | 0

    Tulip bulbs are back in garden centres – read about how climate change, and the chill in the air, can affect tulips. Get hints and tips to help you make the best of this garden favourite. Read more

    Join ‘Way Out Economics’ for a new economic system

    Diana Finch of Bristol Pay | 11-Sep-2022 | 0

    Bristol Pay and the Credit Commons Society have joined forces to organise a gathering of practitioners, thought leaders and funders focused on nurturing a new economic system. The event will be hybrid, with the ‘in real life’ element being in Bristol. Read more

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